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News from Sundargarh

Sundargarh district occupies a prominent position in the mineral map of Odisha and is rich in iron ore, limestone, and manganese. True to its name, this beautiful District of Sundargarh with about 43 percent of its total area under forest cover and numerous colorful tribes dotting its landscape and with abundant mining potential is bounded by Ranchi District of Jharkhand on the North; Raigarh District of Chhatisgarh on the west .Sundargarh is recognized as an industrial district of Odisha. Steel Plant, Fertilizer Plant, Cement factory, Ferro Vanadium Plant, Machine building factory, Glass and china clay factory and Spinning mills are some of the major industries of this District. The Steel Plant of Rourkela in this District has the first government sector plant built with foreign collaboration and was the first in India to use LD oxygen technology.

Plus 2 student dies during exam in Odisha
Plus 2 student dies during exam in Odisha

The student, Md Arbaz, was writing the MIL (Odia) paper for the science stream at Bonai college when he reportedly fell unconscious.

India's largest hockey stadium in Odisha's Sundargarh
Colosseum in cradle: Take a look at India's largest hockey stadium in Odisha's Sundargarh

Come January next year, the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Odisha's tribal-dominated Sundargarh district will be packed to the rafters during the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup.

Heat singes western Odisha
Heat singes western Odisha

There will be no large change in maximum temperature during the next 24 hours.

Man Kills 3 children
Sundargarh shocker: Drunk father kills 3 children, dumps bodies in well

Though the exact reason behind the murders is unclear, it is suspected that the accused, identified as Pandu Munda, committed the crime in an inebriated condition.

Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory
Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory

Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior Odisha and likely to be above normal by 2 to 3 degree Celsius at a few places of coastal Odisha during next four to five days.  

Additional Tehsildar Arrested
Additional tehsildar arrested for duping woman on pretext of marriage in Odisha

Rajgangpur police on Saturday arrested the accused based on the complaint filed by a woman.

Marriage Party Bus fined
MV Act violation: Bus ferrying Baraatis fined Rs 3.70 lakh in Odisha

Senior officials said that the bus had violated several road safety norms including air and noise pollution regulations.

Text books sold to Kawadiwala, school headmaster suspended in Odisha
Text books sold to Kawadiwala, school headmaster suspended in Odisha

The headmaster of Sargigarh Upper Primary school in Koida block of Sundergarh district, identified as Chhanda Charan Singh has been suspended from service following an inquiry by the Block Education Officer (BEO).

Gender Barrier Melts Away In Cradle Of Hockey 
Gender Barrier Melts Away In Cradle Of Hockey 

According to the organisers, the objective behind organising such an unusual match between boys and girls is to do away with the gender barrier existing in the game. 

Loyalty For Life: Dog's Mourning Moves Hearts In Odisha Town
Loyalty For Life: Dog's Mourning Moves Hearts In Odisha Town

While there are incidents aplenty that attest the bonding between pets and their parents, however, the incident in Sundargarh seemed to have perfectly established the heart-to-heart connection between a hapless person and stray animal like never before. It also goes a long way to prove that stray animals do have emotions and have sentiments. 

 DA Case: Sundergarh Cooperative Societies Inspector-Cum-Secretary Under Vigilance Scanner
DA Case: Sundergarh Cooperative Societies Inspector-Cum-Secretary Under Vigilance Scanner

The simultaneous house searches are being conducted by special teams of Odisha Vigilance, led by 5 DSPs, 7 Inspectors, 4 ASIs at 5 places in Sundargarh district.

'Sexually Harassed' By Headmaster, Class 10 Student Kills Self In Odisha; Tormentors Detained
'Sexually Harassed' By Headmaster, Class 10 Student Kills Self In Odisha

It is alleged that the student was subjected to sexual harassment by the headmaster of the school which drove her to commit suicide in order to get rid of the torture

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Samiti Member Candidate ‘Attacked’ In Sundargarh, Critical
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Samiti Member Candidate ‘Attacked’ In Sundargarh, Critical

The victim, identified as Puspita Jena, was attacked by three miscreants while she was returning home after campaigning on Sunday. She has been admitted to hospital in a critical condition.

Odisha Panchayat Poll
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Villagers Make Sarpanch Aspirants Take Test, 3 Out Of 8 Pass; Know The Questions

All the aspirants agreed and took the test wherein they were required to answer seven questions. Interestingly, just three out of the eight candidates managed to pass the test.

Odisha Vigilance
Odisha Vigilance Begins Questioning Crorepati Sundargarh ADM, Raids Continue For Second Day

Separate teams of Vigilance officials comprising eight DSPs, two inspectors, five ASIs, and other staff had conducted search operations at seven places linked to the ADM on Friday.

Odisha Covid Update
Daily Covid-19 Cases Below 2k-Mark For Fifth Day In Odisha

A total of 2,82,93,841 samples, including 68,239 in the past 24 hours, have been tested in the State so far. The daily Test Positivity Rate (TPR) now stands at 2.30 per cent.

 Vigilance Scanner
DA Case: Sundargarh ADM Under Vigilance Scanner

Separate teams of Vigilance officials comprising of eight DSPs, two Inspectors, five ASIs, and other staff are conducting search operations at various places

Rourkela ADM’s Property Raided By Vigilance Over DA Case
Rourkela: Assistant Collector In ADM's Office Raided By Vigilance Over DA Case

Simultaneous raids were carried out at five places by four teams of the anti-corruption wing comprising officials from Rourkela, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Deogarh. 

COVID Testing
Odisha Corona Updates: Positives See Record Fall Below 1500 Mark For First Time In Over A Month

The active cases in the State stand at 21,525 as a total of 12,37,976 people have so far recovered from the disease, including 3,624 on Sunday, said I&PR Department data.

Coronavirus Odisha
Odisha Reports 3629 New COVID-19 Cases In Last 24 Hrs

With this, the cumulative Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 12,59,405 while a total of 12,15,380 people have recovered from the infection so far.

Odisha Covid Cases
Covid-19: Daily Infection Continues To Dip In Odisha With 5,901 Cases, 8 Deaths Today

n terms of fatalities, three deaths were reported from Sundargarh district while one each from Balasore, Khordha (Bhubaneswar), Keonjhar, Koraput and Rayagada districts, informed the Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department.

Odisha Sees Further Dip In Daily Covid Tally, 7291 New Cases, 5 Deaths 
Odisha Sees Further Dip In Daily Covid Tally, 7291 New Cases, 5 Deaths 

This is the fourth consecutive day that the State recorded a dip in positive cases from the highs of over 11K plus cases in the ongoing third wave of the pandemic. 

Odisha Reports 8845 New Covid-19 Cases In Past 24 Hours
Odisha Logs 8845 New Covid-19 Cases, 7 More Deaths

The I &PR department on Saturday informed that out of the 8845 new Covid-19 cases, 972 were from the 0-18 years age group

Odisha's Daily Covid Cases Drop Below 10K Mark, 6 More Deaths Reported 
Odisha's Daily Covid Cases Drop Below 10K Mark, 6 More Deaths Reported 

The last time the State recorded below 10,000 cases was on January 12 when 8778 people had tested positive for the virus.

Illegal Sand Mining
NGT Takes Suo Motu Note Of Illegal Sand Mining In Sundargarh, Sets Up Probe Panel

In a bid to investigate the matter, the apex environmental watchdog has set up a committee comprising officials of Central Pollution Control Board, Odisha State Pollution Control Board, State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and the Collector of Sundargarh

Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha’s Deogarh, 5 Held
Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha’s Deogarh, 5 Held

The police said all the arrested wildlife criminals are residents of Sundargarh district.

Odisha Covid Cases
Odisha Reports 10,273 New Covid-19 Cases, 4 Deaths; Active Cases Over 50K

Odisha so far has tested 26,479,398 samples, including 75,731 in the last 24 hours, for Covid-19 while the test positivity rate stood 13.5 per cent in the State.

Odisha COVID-19 Cases
Big Surge! Daily Covid-19 Cases In Odisha Breach 10,000 Mark; Khordha Reports Maximum 3,188 Cases

Odisha so far has tested 2,64,03,667 samples, including 81,065 in the last 24 hours, for Covid-19 while the test positivity rate stood 8.05 per cent.

Under-Construction Bridge Collapses
Portion Of Under-Construction Bridge Collapses In Odisha’s Kendrapara

The incident took place when a slab of the bridge over Ashrukhala canal was laid over the steel span. The span suddenly gave way causing the steel frame and span come down crashing

Odisha Covid Update
Odisha's Daily Covid-19 Cases Breach 8000-Mark After Over 7 Months, Active Cases Surge To 35,242

With this, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 10,91,547 while a total of 10,47,783 people have recovered from the virus infection. The active cases have gone up to 35,242.

IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Several Odisha Districts
IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Several Odisha Districts

The warning has been issued for the districts of Kalahandi, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Bolangir.

Covid-19 Odisha
Odisha Reports 7,071 New Covid-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike Since Last June

Out of the 7,071 cases, 4,128 were detected in quarantine while 2,943 are local contact cases

Thunderstorm With Hail To Lash Odisha Districts; IMD Issues Yellow Warning Till Jan 14
Thunderstorm With Hail To Lash Odisha Districts; IMD Issues Yellow Warning Till Jan 14

The IMD said light to moderate rainfall activity is likely in Odisha between January 11 and January 14, 2022 due to anticipated western disturbance towards eastern India and strong moisture incursion from Bay of Bengal.

Odisha Covid-19 Cases
Odisha Reports 4,829 New Covid Infections, Active Cases Tally Breaches 20K Mark

With this, active cases in Odisha stood at 20,560. So far, 10,46,617 Covid-19 infected have recovered in the State since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Covid-19 Surge: All Religious, Social Places Closed For Public In Bhadrak
Covid-19 Surge: All Religious, Social Places Closed For Public In Bhadrak

Bhadrak has so far registered 26,661 Covid-19 cases, including seven on Sunday, and 148 deaths. While the active cases stood at 46, as many as 26,463 have recovered from the disease till date.

Covid-19 cases in Odisha
Odisha Sees Massive Spike In Daily COVID-19 Cases, Active Cases Jump To 8237

Odisha so far has tested 2,59,63,037 samples, including 68, 970 in the last 24 hours, for Covid-19. The positivity rate in the State has now jumped to 3.92  per cent.

With No Road Pregnant Woman In Sundargarh Dies As Ambulance Fails To Reach
With No Road Pregnant Woman In Sundargarh Dies As Ambulance Fails To Reach

With no option left, the family members carried Draupadi on a cot and walked for about 3 kilometres to reach the ambulance.

Students positive for Covid-19
Odisha: 53 More Students Of Sundargarh School Test Positive For Covid, Tally Reaches 89

“The access to the school and hostel has been closed. Arrangements will be done for testing all the staff and students of the school and they will be vaccinated on a priority basis,” informed Nikhil Pawan Kalyan, Sundargarh District Collector.

Racing Pigeon
Rare ‘Racing Pigeon’ Rescued In Odisha’s Rajgangpur

A rare pigeon landed at the courtyard of Sarbeswar Chhotray of Kansbahal village under Rajgangpur Police limits of Sundargarh on Monday.

Odisha’s Navdeep Kaur Eyes For Mrs. World 2021 Crown
Odisha’s Navdeep Kaur Eyes For Mrs. World 2021 Crown

She urged all countrymen to lend their support and blessings. “Voting lines are open. To vote me and India, one has to open the website www.mrsworld.com,” she said.

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